Calderdale firm the Leo Group is creating 50 new jobs as part of a £500,000 upgrade to its Calderdale headquarters.
The environmental company is making the investment at its site at Swalesmoor, near Halifax and will extension its existing warehouses and create of a purpose-designed staff welfare block, including a canteen, laundry, toilets, lockers and showers.
Group property manager Brian Maguire said: “This investment – both in facilities and in jobs – is a signal of our continuing support to the economy of Calderdale and the people who live in its community.
“We currently have around 150 people employed at our Swalesmoor site and we expect this figure to top 200 by the end of the year.
“The extra 50 jobs will build extra capacity and capability to every strand of operations carried out on the site, including our HQ office staff and sales teams.”
“We know from previous recruitment drives that there is no shortage of local talent in Calderdale and the surrounding area and once again will look to the local community to help us fill these new jobs.
“This investment cements our Calderdale HQ’s position at the heart of our operations.”